Registrar - GP Mental Health (524211)

 
  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jul 9, 2021
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

The Registrar - Mental Health works as a member of a community-based multidisciplinary Mental Health team based in Burnie and Devonport. The service provides an outreach service to rural areas including Smithton, Queenstown, and King Island. The team includes Consultant Psychiatrist, Registrar, CNC, Case Managers as Nurses, social worker and Psychologists.

The rotations within Mental Health are planned to be for 1 year to develop competencies in Mental Health for General Practitioners in the community or hospital settings. In particular, this position meets the requirements for Advanced Rural Skills Training (Royal Australian College of General Practitioners) as part of the Rural Generalist Pathway. The Rotations will be divided into in Crisis assessment and Treatment team, Adult community Mental Health service and Older Persons Mental Health Service.

Award

Medical Practitioners (Tasmanian State Service) Award

Classification

Medical Practitioner Level 5-11 (Registrar/Senior Registrar)

Salary

$95,697 – $135,411 per annum

Period of Employment

Fixed-term, full-time, day work, 76 hours per fortnight commencing ASAP until 30 June 2022

Location

Mental Health Services – North West


The Registrar - Mental Health works as a member of a community-based multidisciplinary Mental Health team based in Burnie and Devonport. The service provides an outreach service to rural areas including Smithton, Queenstown, and King Island. The team includes Consultant Psychiatrist, Registrar, CNC, Case Managers as Nurses, social worker and Psychologists.

The rotations within Mental Health is planned to be for 1 year to develop competencies in Mental Health for General Practitioners in the community. The Rotations will be divided into in Crisis assessment and Treatment team, Adult community Mental Health service and Older Persons Mental Health Service

Essential Requirements

Registration/licences that are essential requirements of this role must remain current and valid at all times whilst employed in this role and the status of these may be checked at any time during employment. It is the employee’s responsibility to ensure that registration/licences remain current and to advise the Employer if their circumstances change. This includes notifying the Employer of any new criminal convictions and/or if a registration/licence is revoked, cancelled or has its conditions altered.

  • General or limited registration with the Medical Board of Australia
  • Enrolled in the relevant speciality training program
  • The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

1. Conviction checks in the following areas:

a) Crimes of Violence

b) Sex Related Offences

c) Serious Drug Offences

d) Crimes involving dishonesty

2. Identification check
3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Desirable Requirements:

  • Participants of Current General practitioner training registered with RACGP or ACRRM or a current General Practitioner or;
  • Previous experience in Mental Health as a part of pre-vocational training
  • Current Driver’s Licence.

Working Environment:

  • The position will require the occupant to participate in after hours, on call and shift work.

Download the Statement of Duties and Associated Documents

(image) 524211 Registrar - GP Mental Health MP5-11 (July 2021).pdf
(image) 524211 Registrar - GP Mental Health MP5-11 (July 2021).docx
(image) Applicant Guide.pdf
(image) Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

Please click the blue "Apply Now" button. If you apply online please do not send a hard copy application as well.

Please ensure that your application includes:

  • A current Resume
  • In order to be considered for this position it is a requirement that you address the selection criteria which are located in the Statement of Duties.


For further information contact

Dr Chris Robinson
(03) 6477 7807
[email protected]


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